Method and system for preloading resources

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7895261
APP PUB NO 20030220984A1
SERIAL NO

10319424

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A method and system for preloading data is provided. Resources are preloaded on a client before they are needed by an application. Application hints and static resources lists may be used to indicate resources are needed. The application may begin execution before receiving all of the resources associated with the application. Preloading may be done during execution of an application, or when the application is not executing. Preloading allows an application to run smoothly without consuming more resources than are needed by an application. A prediction graph may be generated that is used in predicting the resources that are likely to be needed by the application. An analyzer may also be used to simulate the system and adjust parameters used in creating the prediction graph.

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VALVE CORPORATIONBELLEVUE, WA50

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Birum, Derrick Jason Duvall, US 12 517
Ellis, Richard Donald Carnation, US 10 454
Jones, Paul David Renton, US 10 447
Newcombe, Christopher Richard Kirkland, US 16 553
Thompson, Mikel Howard Shoreline, US 6 342

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